USGS returns to the Internet
alan at routingloop.com
Sun Dec 9 20:18:33 UTC 2001
It is inaccurate to say that a judge closed down @home.
Rather, a judge allowed @home to terminate service with
certain service providers.
Thus spake Sean Donelan (sean at donelan.com)
on or about Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 03:38:32PM -0500:
> One of the sources I use to keep track of natural hazards (i.e.
> earthquakes) which may affect the net has been off the net for the
> last few days. The US Geological Survey (along with the rest of
> Department of Interior) Internet access was shutdown earlier this
> week. On December 8, Judge Lamberth modified his order allowing
> some services to be restored.
> First @Home and then the Department of the Interior, US Judges have
> disrupted more Internet users in the last couple of weeks than any
> other source. What next a judge riding a backhoe?
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